Ichkabal archaeological site may be opening for visitors in 2020

By the magical colored lagoon of Bacalar, lies one of the greatest Mayan political centers and perhaps one of the most important cities of the Yucatan Peninsula. It was discovered in 1995 and has been kept closed,  due to its extensive size and its older than Chichén Itzá and Uxmal. BACALAR, Q. Roo – The National Institute of Anthropology More...

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By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, August 23rd, 2019

Three more stations added to the Maya Train Route (FONATUR)

According to Rogelio Jiménez Pons, director of the National Fund for Tourism Development (Fonatur), the Maya Train will add three more stations to its original route, Cancún Centro and Chetumal in Quintana Roo, More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

Miguel Torruco says Mexico will be in the Top Ten Tourist Destinations by 2024

The Federal Tourism Secretary declared on Wednesday August 21, that the administrative adjustments made by the Lopez Obrador administration in terms of tourism, will have a positive impact in the future.  More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

99 thousand passengers expected in Mahahual during the rest of August

During the rest of August, the most important destination in the south of Quintana Roo, Mahahual, awaits the arrival of 99 thousand foreigners aboard 30 floating hotels that could leave an economic spill or 150.4 More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, July 30th, 2019

“Tren Maya” will move only 0.6% of the current national cargo

The Maya Train is expected to mobilize all fuel in Southeast Mexico by the beginning of 2023, a market with a value of up to 13 billion pesos per year. The financial viability of the Maya Train, probably the More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019

Quintana Roo Congress bans bullfights and cockfights

Any act that involves suffering or harm to animals, such as bullfighting and cockfighting, has been officially prohibited in the state of Quintana Roo, according to the recently approved Animal Protection and Welfare More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, July 12th, 2019

Maya language will be taught via Whatsapp

Through the electronic messaging cell phone service commonly known as Whatsapp, the three states of the Yucatan Peninsula (Yucatán, Campeche and Quintana Roo), will launch a new model of teaching the Maya language. A More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, July 8th, 2019

Quintana Roo expects the arrival of 4 million tourists during this summer holiday season

Chetumal.- The natural beauties of the state, which make the Quintana Roo people proud, along with the tourism promotion work carried out by the State Government, consolidate the tourism leadership of Quintana Roo More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, June 14th, 2019

Yucatecan mayors ready to defend their territory on boundary dispute with Q. Roo and Campeche

Mayors of the Yucatecan municipalities affected by the territorial changes that the state of Quintana Roo pretends to implement, reported on Thursday June 13th, that they have their legal defense ready to guarantee More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, June 13th, 2019

Trophy human skulls unveil Maya´s gruesome war practices

BELIZE Be. (The Conversation) – Archaeologists in the jungles of Belize recently discovered two “trophy skulls”. This significant event may help shed light on the very little-understood collapse of the More...